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Merrill is a city in Lincoln County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after S.S. Merrill, railroad executive.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Merrill. For links to other places called Merrill, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Merrill is 45.180N. The longitude is -89.683W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,266 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,164.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,098
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Merrill demographic reports
Merrill is at the confluence of the Wisconsin and Prairie rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Jenny Bull Falls
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Central Wisconsin Polka Festival - June 15-17, 2007
  • Lincoln County 4-H Festival - July 18-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Merrill web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Council Grounds State Park
Historic sites and museums: Merrill Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Merrill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lincoln County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54452 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

48% of Merrill residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Merrill ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Merrill was $17,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Merrill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Merrill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $837.


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Libraries in Merrill include T.B. Scott Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Merrill include Merrill Foto News

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Politics

Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Merrill political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Merrill workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Merrill include Americinn Merrill, Super 8.

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